Angelina Jolie leads top 15 most admired women in the world

For two consecutive years, beautiful actress Angelina Jolie has held No.1 on the list of 15 most admired women in the world voted by YouGov.


Topping the list is American actress, director and charity - Angelina Jolie. In her career, Jolie received an Oscar, three Golden Globe Awards and was recognized as a top Hollywood actress. This is the second consecutive year Jolie topped the list of the 15 most admired women in the world voted by YouGov.


The second is former US Lady Michelle Obama. Born in Chicago in 1964, she graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. Having married to Barack Obama, she contributed to her husband’s "American dream". Mrs. Obama's modest, decent and confident personality has become a model for many women to follow.


Oprah Winfrey was born in 1954, is the famous American host and producer. She is considered the stars who have the leading influence in American entertainment. In September 2006, she was named by Forbes magazine to the top 100 most powerful women in the world, at No. 14. "Queen of Talks" or "Media tycoon" is the name that the audiences favor for her.


Queen Elizabeth II was born in London in 1926, the longest-serving ruler of the United Kingdom (over 66 years). In 1947, she married Emperor Philip - the former Greek and Danish princes. They have 4 children, 8 children and 5 grandchildren.


Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds the 5th place. Born and raised in Chicago, Clinton holds a Ph.D. in law from Yale University. Former US Secretary of State is also the former US presidential candidate in 2016. The spouse of former US President Bill Clinton is on the list of most influential women in the world.


 Beautiful English star - Emma Watson became famous at a young age, taking on the role of Hermione Granger in “Harry Potter” film series. Watson appeared in all eight parts of the series  and earned$ 60 million. By 2015, she and Taylor Swift reached the top 100 most influential people in the world voted by Time magazine.


No.7 is 20-year-old Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan. Yousafzai is a feminist activis. She blogged details about harsh life under the Taliban regime. She was shot dead by the Taliban insurgents but she escaped death. In 2014, Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize.


Angela Merkel was born in 1954, the current Prime Minister of Germany. According to Forbes magazine's 2006 poll, Merkel topped the list of the 100 most powerful women in the world. She kept this position for the next 10 years. In 2015, the 64-year-old Prime Minister was voted the character of the year for her leadership role in the debt crisis and European immigrants. In 2017, Merkel continued her election as the fourth Prime Minister.


Taylor Swift is also on the list. She began her career as a country musician at the age of 14. In 2006, Taylor Swift released her debut single, “Our Song” and became the youngest songwriter to reach the top of the Hot Country Songs chart. The 28-year-old has achieved many accomplishments in her career such as 10 Grammy Awards and 5 Guinness Records.


Singer Madonna first appeared as a dancer in 1977, then switched to singing and became a glittering star in the music sky. The 59-year-old pop queen is famous for breaking the limitation of popular music culture. Throughout her career, Madonna has composed most of her songs, having her singles number one on the charts such as “Like a Virgin”, “Into the Groove” and “4 Minutes”.


Miss World 1994 Aishwarya Rai was elected as the most beautiful Miss of all time in 2000. She is the highest paid actress in India. Her name is given to a Dutch flower, which symbolizes the beauty of the European country.


Also from India, Priyanka Chopra is a multi-talented artist who has worked in many fields including acting, singer, model and film producer. In her career, Chopra has received numerous awards, including National Film and 5 Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the Indian government honored her with the country's fourth highest civilian award. Time magazine listed her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.


13th place is Deepika Padukone (32 years old), Indian film actor. In her teens, she participated in the national badminton championships but soon left sports to switch to acting. The romantic comedy "Cocktail" (2012) marked an important turning point for Padukone. Currently, Padukone is the second highest paid country in the country. She won three Filmfare Awards and was named one of India's most popular celebrities.


Gal Gadot became famous for her role as Wonder Woman in “Batman v Superman”. Previously, the 33-year-old was crowned Miss Israel 2004. And blockbuster “Wonder Woman” helped her become an A-list Hollywood star.


At the bottom of the list was British Prime Minister Theresa May. Ms. May was reported by the Financial Times as "a politician who does not abstain".

By: Scarlet Johnson

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